Assessment of the HLR

Assessment of the HLR

The Assessment served to further focus the 150 recommendations contained in the HLR Compendium in order to arrive at 10 concise and actionable measures.

The Assessment was sponsored by the government of Australia and organized by CCSI as a multi-state consultation process in Fall 2016. The resulting Assessment Report was released in August 2017. It’s main themes are:

More effective cooperation and transparency among all sanctions stakeholders:

  • Enhancing external and internal cooperation and transparency of the United Nations sanctions system (sanctions committee chairs and expert groups)
  • Sanctions-affected states and related regional organizations and institutions
  • Outreach to the private sector

More accurate and collaborative sanctions implementation:

  • Harmonization of sanctions definitions and terms and related texts and procedures
  • Independence and working conditions of the Ombudsperson
  • Enhancing overall due process procedures

New issues :

  • Derisking
  • Integrating Chapter VI considerations into United Nations sanctions procedures
  • Field security for expert groups